Definite Articles- Les Articles Définis Le/La/L/Les The

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p> Slide 2 Definite Articles- Les Articles Dfinis Le/La/L/Les The Slide 3 The French definite article corresponds to the in English. There are four forms of the French definite article Singular MasculineFeminineBefore a Silent H or a vowel LeLaL Le garon Le cahier La fille La table Lamie Lhomme Slide 4 Plural Les amis Les filles Les tables Les parents Les amis Les filles Les tables Les parents Les Slide 5 Les Rgles (The Rules) Which definite article to use depends on three things: the noun's gender, number, and first letter. If the noun is plural, use les. If it's singular starting with a vowel or mute h, use l'. Which definite article to use depends on three things: the noun's gender, number, and first letter. If the noun is plural, use les. If it's singular starting with a vowel or mute h, use l'. Slide 6 The definite article indicates a specific noun Je vais la banque - I'm going to the bank. Voici le livre que j'ai lu - Here is the book I read. Je vais la banque - I'm going to the bank. Voici le livre que j'ai lu - Here is the book I read. Slide 7 The definite article is also used in French to indicate the general sense of a noun. The article is not used in this sense in English J'aime la glace - I like ice cream C'est la vie ! - That's life! J'aime la glace - I like ice cream C'est la vie ! - That's life! Slide 8 Le Vocabulaire- La Famille Masculin Le Pre - The Father Loncle- The Uncle Le frre- The Brother Le Grand-pre- The Grandfather Le cousin- The Cousin Masculin Le Pre - The Father Loncle- The Uncle Le frre- The Brother Le Grand-pre- The Grandfather Le cousin- The Cousin Feminin La Mre- The Mother La Tante- The Aunt La Sur - The Sister La Grande-mre- The Grandmother La Cousine- The cousin Slide 9 Les Nourritures- Foods Masculin Le croissant- Croissant Le sandwich- Sandwich Le steak- Steak Le steak-frites- Fries Le hot dog- Hot dog Lhamburger- Hamburger Masculin Le croissant- Croissant Le sandwich- Sandwich Le steak- Steak Le steak-frites- Fries Le hot dog- Hot dog Lhamburger- Hamburger Feminin La salade- Salad La pizza- Pizza La crpe- Crpes La glace- Ice cream Lomelette- Omelette Slide 10 Les Objets- Objects Masculin Le stylo- The pen Le crayon- The pencil Le tlphone- The telephone Le livre- The book Le cahier- The notebook Le sac- The bag Lobjet- The object Masculin Le stylo- The pen Le crayon- The pencil Le tlphone- The telephone Le livre- The book Le cahier- The notebook Le sac- The bag Lobjet- The object Feminin La chose- The thing La montre- The watch La raquette- The racket La guitare- The guitar La calculatrice- The calculator Laffiche- The poster Slide 11 Moi, jaime le stylo et le cahier bleu. I like the pen and the blue notebook Elle adore les omelettes. She loves omlets. Nous aimons La Tour Eiffel en Paris. We like the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Slide 12 Your Turn! Jean watches the television. ___________________________. Claire and Marc like the book. ____________________________. Jean watches the television. ___________________________. Claire and Marc like the book. ____________________________. </p>